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Darling, Jay Norwood (pseudonym J. N. Ding)

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Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1962 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Cartoonists

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US political cartoonist

 

1876 - Darling was born in Norwood, Michigan, on the 21st of October.

 

1886 - His family moved to Sioux City, Iowa.

 

1894 - Studied college at Yankton College in South Dakota.

 

1895 - Transferred to Beloit College in Wisconsin.

 

       - Became art editor of the yearbook and began signing his work as a contraction of his last name "Ding".

 

1900 - He became a reporter for the Sioux City Journal newspaper.

 

1906 - Married Genevieve Pendleton, he began work with the Des Moines Register and Leader.

 

1911 - Ding moved to New York.

 

1913 - Worked with the New York Globe but returned to Des Moines.

 

1916 - Returned to New York and accepted a position with the New York Herald Tribune.

 

1919 - Darling returned a final time to Des Moines where he continued his illustrious career as a cartoonist.

 

1924 - Received the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.

 

1936 - He founded National Wildlife Federation.

 

1943 - Once again he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.

 

1692 - Jay Norwood Darling died on 12th of February.

 

 

 


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